Is it wine season yet? Oh wait, it’s always wine season when it comes to wineries. Here are some wineries in the US you do not want to pass by!
B Cellars Vineyards & Winery- Oakville California
Master winemaker Kirk Venge and co-founder Jim Borsack created a unique wine tasting experience in their union of old world production traditions and new world wine making techniques. They are known for masterfully crafted wine with balance and layers of flavor. They also offer perfect food pairings and are revered for their excellent customer service. (photo courtesy of visitnapavalley.com)
Blue Ridge Winery- Saylorsburg Pennsylvania
The Blue Ridge Winery owned by Randy and Tiffany Detrick and located in Saylorsburg, PA offers a diverse selection of wine made from small batches that you can enjoy the beautiful view from their 360 degree views of the vineyard. Blue Ridge Winery is also known for their relaxed yet refined atmosphere. (Photo courtesy of poconomountains.com)
Opus One- Oakville California
Baron Philippe de Rothschild of Chateau Mouton Rothschild in Bordeaux and Napa Valley vintner Robert Mondavi created Opus One with one goal: Quality. Their winemaking process honors tradition while also encouraging innovation. Opus One is known for producing one ultra-premium Bordeaux blend per year. (Photo courtesy of bpdr.com)
Ridge Vineyards- Cupertino California
David Bennion and Paul Draper’s California vineyard specializes in “pre-industrial” wine making techniques. Their selection features premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, and Chardonnay wines. (Photo courtesy of cawineclub.com)
The Cottage Vineyard and Winery- Cleveland Georgia
The Cottage Vineyard’s views are stunning, and their atmosphere is relaxed. This charming vineyard located in north Georgia currently grows Chardonnay, Viognier, Syrah, Merlot, Pinot Meunier, and Muscat. Chardonnay, Viognier, Syrah, and Merlot along with Pinot Meunier and Musca(Photo courtesy of appalachiantrail.com)
District Winery- Washington DC
District Winery located in The Yard in Washington DC is a unique and chic boutique winery that combines the distinction of tradition and the trademark of innovation. (Photo courtesy of washington.org)
Hermosa Vineyards- Palisade Colorado
Hermosa Vineyards is known for their cozy atmosphere and small batch wine techniques. They were ranked the number one winery outside of California by Travel and Leisure in 2017. (Photo courtesy of tripadvisor.com)
Von Stiehl Winery- Algoma Wisconsin
Owned and operated by Aric and Brad Schmiling, the Von Steihl Winery sits overlooking Lake Michigan. It offers a wide selection of grape and other fruit juice wines sourced locally and from the west coast. (Photo courtesy of greenbay.com)
Vincent Arroyo Winery- Calistoga California
Vincent Arroyo Winery is a family owned and operated winery. Their most famous wine is their Petite Sirah. They also offer Chardonnay, several Cabernets, Merlot, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Tempranillo, and a dessert Port. (Photo courtesy of rubinphotography.com)
Barboursville Vineyards- Barboursville Virginia
Barboursville Vineyards, founded by Gianni Zonin, offers a wide variety of wine and beautiful views. Their flagship wine Octagon is a Bordeaux-style blend that is based on Merlot, with parts Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. (Photo courtesy of bbvwine.com)
Have you been to any of these? Which ones? Any you would add on? Drop it in the comments below!
Written by our lovely contributor, Emily!
CEO & Founder of Babes, Books & Bordeaux || sushi addict || crazy plant lady & dog-mom